Houses of worship are participating in a variety of environmentally themed activities during the week of April 22-30.
Huntington Interfaith Climate Week includes such ideas as encouraging people to leave their leaves on their lawns, eliminating gas-powered leaf blowers, and add native plants to their property, as well as other projects.
The week of events culminates in the showing of KISS the Ground, a film on healing the planet, which will be shown at Cinema Arts Centre April 30. The film is narrated by actor Woody Harrelson, and will be followed by a question and answer session.
Among the faith groups sponsoring the event are:
BAPS Swaminarayan Mandir, Bethany Presbyterian Church, Centerport United Methodist Church, Dix Hills Jewish Center, East Northport Jewish Center, First Presbyterian Church of Greenlawn, First Presbyterian
Church of Northport, Gathering of Light Interspiritual Fellowship, Huntington Jewish Center, Kehillath Shalom Synagogue, Masjid Noor, Shrimad Rajchandra Love and Care, St. John’s Episcopal Church of Cold Spring Harbor, St. John’s of Huntington, Suffolk Y-JCC, Temple Beth David, Temple Beth El, Temple Beth Torah, The Congregational Church of Huntington, United Methodist Church of Huntington-CSH, and Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Huntington.
For more information on events, see https://syjcc.org/climate-week/#_other